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ABBOTT, Carrie Margaret
COOMBS, William "Bill"
Born February 1, 1924, in Piccarie, N.L., he was a son of the late Susannah (Piccott) and Benjamin Coombs. He spent his early years on various fishing vessels in both Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. He moved to Halifax in 1951, and worked for a few years as a carpenter. He began working at the Halifax Shipyards in the Sheet Metal Shop in January of 1956, and truly enjoyed every one of his 33 years there until his retirement in February 1989. He loved spending his time surrounded by family and friends. He enjoyed sharing stories about his life, and was always up for a game of cards. He was a selfless, fun loving man, who always put his family first, and was always a good listener. He was an active member of Emmanuel Anglican Church for over 40 years.
He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, Myrtle (Drake) Coombs; daughter, Sharon; son-in-law, Lenard Kenney, and his "Greatest Joy", his only grandchild, Hailey; sister, Ann Strickland, all of Halifax; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Bertha Billiard, Lilly Rendell, Jane Pike (all of Newfoundland); Martha Kendall (Halifax); brothers, Albert, who was lost at sea on the "Caribou" during the Second World War, Harold Dominie (Halifax). Arrangements have been entrusted to Atlantic Funeral Home, 6552 Bayers Rd., Halifax, where visitation was held Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and will be today from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will be held Monday, April 10 at 11 a.m. in Emmanuel Anglican Church, 322 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield, Rev. Dianne Frye officiating. Interment to follow in Oakridge Memory Gardens, Lower Sackville. Flowers welcome. Donations in Bill's memory can be made to QEII Foundation, Dialysis Unit. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff at Melville Heights Retirement Residence for their care and concern over the last three years. He thought so much of all of you. Also to the nurses in the Dialysis Unit in the Dickson Building for your care and compassion over the last few years. Many thanks to EHS Paramedics, staff at the QEII Emergency Department, specifically Dr. Ryan Henneberry and Marsha Hudson. Bill was a wonderful husband, great father and grandfather, faithful friend and above all else... he was "Always a Gentleman". He will be forever missed by all who knew him.
EDWARDS, Joseph Walter "Joey"
Joey was predeceased by his father, Joe Edwards. He is survived by his mother, Lorraine Edwards, Dartmouth; his birth mother and her husband, Marlene and Bryan Little, Louisiana; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ken Edwards, Newfoundland; LeMont and Suesan Edwards, Alberta; David Edwards, Dartmouth; Michael and Tara Lynn Beuree-Edwards, Dartmouth; his birth brother, Cory Moyles and partner Sandra Winstanley, Ontario, and his birth sister, Kayla Moyles and partner Michael Lovell, Dartmouth. He was a special uncle to Matthew, Mitchell, Alexandria, Nicholas and Natasha.
Joey had several other special family members in Newfoundland
as well. Joey was a wonderful friend to all who knew him and was loved by
many. The family would like to thank all who helped care for Joey throughout
his life, with a special thanks to his caregivers, Cara Currie and Brian Beazley,
and the staff of Twin Oaks Hospital for the special care and attention they
have given our beloved Joey. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday,
April 16, with funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, both in Atlantic Funeral Home,
771 Main St., Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Interment in Newfoundland
at a later date. Flowers are graciously welcomed or donations may be made
to Twin Oaks Hospital in Musquodoboit Harbour in Joey's memory. Condolences
may be sent to Joey's family by visiting: www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com
FORBES, Jean Stewart, RN, PHN and B.Sc.N.
Aunt Jean was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her parents; her brother, Theodore; sisters, Margaret Mackie and Olga Grant; brother, Gordon; nephew, Robert Mackie. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, Jean Cox, Camden, Me.; Nancy Grant, Dartmouth; Elizabeth Higgins, Quispamsis, N.B.; Peter Grant, New Glasgow; Christy Ashby, Charlottetown; Karen Forbes, Stellarton; Jim Forbes, Montreal; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Forbes, Montreal. She will be missed and remembered by her family, her friends and the staff at The Berkeley for her cheerful demeanor and concern for others. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victorian Order of Nurses, 6955 Bayers Rd., Halifax, NS B3L 4S4. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 28, from 10-11 a.m. in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Burial to follow in Lorne Street Cemetery, New Glasgow, at 2:30 p.m.
HOWELL (Martin), Annie Geraldine "Gerry"
HULL, Elizabeth "Betty"
LAHEY, Gladys Daisy
MacLEOD, Hannah "Grace"
Grace was born June 22, 1923, in Salmon Cove, N.L., daughter of the late Samuel and Gladys (Trickett) Peach. When she was 16 she emigrated from Newfoundland and worked in the Hamilton Biscuit Factory in Pictou and in Carl Bate's store, New Glasgow. With her husband, John, they operated MacLeod's Grocery in Stellarton for 23 years. She was a member of Sharon St. John United Church and the Miriam Unit of the UCW. She was also a member of the Riverton Women's Institute.
She is survived by daughter, Catherine Stone (Stephen), Dartmouth; son, Robert (Marie), Stellarton; grandchildren, Hannah Stone, Vancouver; John and Keith MacLeod, Stellarton; brother, Clayton (Mildred) Peach, Carbonear, N.L.; sisters, Dorothy (Leslie) Slade, Sydney; Jean Casteel, South Dakota; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John A. MacLeod, and brother, Bert Peach. Visitation will be from 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today in H.C. MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Stellarton. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton with Rev. Fred Archibald officiating. Burial will be in Upper Carriboo River Cemetery, Carriboo River. Donations may be made to Sharon St. John United Church, Stellarton; Valley View Villa, Riverton; Aberdeen Palliative Care Society, or any charity of your choice.
MAY, Ivan Alden
ROSE, George Thomas Clayton
He was a proud veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy, having served in the Second World War and later in the merchant navy. He served Canada for 27 years before retiring as the senior harbour pilot for the Canadian Navy in 1977. His pride in his service was renewed with his residence at Camp Hill and in 2003 he represented all veterans at Remembrance Day ceremonies, laying a wreath on their behalf. He was a member of the Royal Sussex Lodge No. 6, A.F. & A.M., for more than 50 years and was a member of the congregation at St. James Anglican Church. The family wishes to thank the many veterans, staff and volunteers at Camp Hill and the Halifax Infirmary for making their father's last years truly happy ones. Clayton will be remembered with other veterans at the monthly memorial service at Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building, QEII, Room 1613 on May 29, at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
SANFORD (Brewer), Violet
Florence was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by husband, Conrad Savoury; daughters, Hilda Whittle, Alberta; Florence Dominix, Alberta; Judy-Ann Organ, St. Albans, N.L.; Emily (Leventus) Gould, Bedford; stepdaughter, Linda Savoury (Neil Rushton), Dartmouth; sons, Levi (Lorraine) Dominix, Lakeside; Joseph (Donna) Dominix, Herring Cove; Norman (Debbie) Dominix, Cow Bay; Leventus (Paula) Dominix, Dartmouth; Harvey Dominix, Halifax; Lando (Elaine) Dominix, Spryfield; stepson, Cyril (Chantelle) Savoury, Drydon, Ont.; son-in-law, John Dominix, Belleoram, N.L.; 34 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren. Florence was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was predeceased by daughter, Jessie Dominix; 22 brothers and sisters, and former husband, Thomas. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Spryfield (477-5601), where visitation will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and Friday. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel, Rev. Harley Kynock officiating. Cremation to follow the service. Interment will be held in Oakridge Memory Gardens at a later date. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
SMITH, Louis Philip "Lou"
He is survived by his father,
Charles (Elizabeth), Hardwoodlands; brothers, Wayne (Nancy), Enfield; Dennis
(Dianne), Mount Pearl, N.L.; Brian (Christina), Fortune, N.L.; Harold, Calgary,
Alta.; sister, Wanda (Robin) Zinck, Wellington; nephew, Gregory, Calgary,
Alta.; nieces, Denise and Sheri, both of Newfoundland; aunts, Lucy, St. Lawrence,
N.L.; Rose (Donald), Campbellton, N.L.; Beryl, British Columbia; Dot, Epworth,
N.L.; uncle, Barry, Prince Rupert, B.C.; dear friends, Kathy Sutherland,
Dartmouth, and Donna Perry, Moncton, N.B. He was predeceased by his mother,
Jean; older brother, Donald, and several aunts and uncles. A memorial service
will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in Cole Harbour Funeral Home,
1234 Cole Harbour Rd., Dartmouth (902-462-5601). Donations in memory may be
made to Canadian Cancer Society Research Foundation. A very special thank you
to all the staff and volunteers on 7A Palliative Care.
VAUGHAN, Margaret M.
VAUGHAN, Margaret Marion
Tom's work with the bank took him and Margaret to many communities around the Atlantic Provinces. Margaret was faithful to her church, involved in the A.C.W., the Altar Guild and choir in St. Mary's, Chatham, N.B.; St. Peter's, Birch Cove; Holy Trinity, Yarmouth; Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. She was an avid bridge player and enjoyed holidays at their summer residence at Bay du Vin, Miramichi, N.B. Margaret did casual work over the years in many branches of the Bank of Montreal. In 1969 she started working full-time with the bank, retiring 19 years later.
She was a proud and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and family gatherings were always her most treasured times. She is survived by sons, Henry G., Halifax; Rev. Canon Kenneth (Barb), Annapolis Royal; son-in-law, Clyde (Lynne) Evans; grandsons, Rev. Thomas (Rev. Krista Hilton), Douglas, Tim (Kim), Scott, Jeff, and Danny; great-grandson, Cole; sister, Kitty Jewers, Botwood. She was predeceased by husband, Thomas Allan; daughter, Helena; brothers, Kenneth and Donald; sister, Mona. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ronald A. Walker Funeral Homes. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, in Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax, Right Reverend F.J. Hiltz, assisted by Right Reverend Sue Moxley and Very Reverend Glen Burgomaster. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. On-line condolences at: www.rawalker.ca
WOUNDY, William "Bill" Sr.
He is survived by daughters, Jane (Robert) Cleveland, Lunenburg; Cynthia (Peter) Creaser, West Clifford; son, William Jr. (Edna) Woundy, Martin's Brook; sister, Gertrude Matthews, Collins Cove, N.L.; grandchildren, Bobbie (Cathy) Cleveland, Wendy (David) Hodder, Stephanie Hynick, Ted (Sonja) Woundy; great-grandchildren, Corey Hodder, Christopher Hodder, Laura-Lee Hynick, Jason and Krista Cleveland. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Elsie "Evelyn" Riggs. Memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Central United Church, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum officiating. Interment will be a later date in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Highway 3, Lunenburg. Flowers from the immediate family only. Memorial donations may be made to the Victorian Order of Nurses of Lunenburg County, South Shore Palliative Care, Central United Church or a charity of your choice. www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca
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